Juno Kim

April 23, 2017

Daereungwon Tomb Complex | The Silla Kingdom’s Ancient Burial Ground

Large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex. There are twenty-three large tombs located here; the most famous being Cheonmachong and Hwangnamdaechong. Daereungwon Tomb Complex is the […]
April 7, 2017
Dosan Seowon

Dosan Seowon: Stepping into Toegye Yi Hwang’s Confucian Legacy

Do you know who is the person on the 1000 banknote of Korean won? That’s Teogye Yi Hwang. Toegye Yi Hwang (퇴계 이황) is a name that cannot be forgotten by most Koreans. We remember him from our vigorous school […]
April 4, 2017

72 Hours in Oslo: The Gateway City Strategy

Heading to Europe? How about traveling through Oslo, Norway and enjoy this fine city? Thanks to Norwegian Air, and many other airlines, flying to Europe from North America has become quite a bit cheaper. When you’re heading to Europe on […]
April 3, 2017

The Complete Guide to International Marriage – How to Bring Your Spouse to the U.S.

I’ll show you how to bring your spouse to the U.S. It is, surprisingly, very complicated. Are you an international couple and decided to get married? Congratulations! Did you already plan for your wedding? You might want to plan your […]
March 27, 2017
Curtea Veche Church

Bucharest for Digital Nomads: Is This the Next Chiang Mai?

Finding a good temporary home is always an interest to digital nomads. Romania’s Bucharest should be high on your list. Is Bucharest the next Chiang Mai?   Even though it’s on the other side of the globe, I feel like […]
March 24, 2017

Visiting the Vigeland Park: the World’s Largest Sculpture Park Made by a Single Artist

The circle of life at the Vigeland Park Frogner Park, part of historical Frogner Manor, is located in the Frogner borough in Oslo, Norway. It’s more commonly known as the Vigeland Park in the English speaking world because of a permanent […]
March 21, 2017

Romanian Food: Pork, Beef, Polenta, Sour Cream, and Repeat

Romanian dishes are full of tradition, love, and pork fat (yes!) Ah, Romanian food. Why didn’t I know this before? I enjoy learning about other cuisines and trying to replicate them at home. How Korean of me. Traveling in a […]
March 17, 2017

Visiting Cambridge: How Can I Meet Professor Stephen Hawking?

Can I meet Professor Stephen Hawking, please? Stephen Hawking, Charles Darwin, Robert Oppenheimer, Hugh Laurie, Alan Turing, Stephen Fry, David Attenborough… All are some of the most inspirational figures in my life. These men also share another thing in common. […]
March 15, 2017

What Can You Expect on the DMZ Tour of Korea

“It looks peaceful but there are a lot of land mines and dead bodies.” That’s how Sergeant Choi described the Korean Demilitarization Zone (DMZ) as we looked out toward North Korea. DMZ Tour: What is the DMZ, anyway? The DMZ […]
March 14, 2017

My Favorite Architecture in Bucharest: Stavropoleos Monastery and Brâncovenesc Style

Stavropoleos Monastery is absolutely beautiful. Stavropoleos Monastery, Mănăstirea Stavropoleos in Romanian, also known as Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stavropoleos). It’s an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns in central Bucharest. We saw a nun singing beautifully outside of the monastery before the […]
March 13, 2017

Life in Utsjoki: A Town in Finnish Lapland Bordering Norway

What is it like to travel Utsjoki? I believe I inherited the blood of the northerners. Seeing the snow-covered mountains and crown snow-load trees make my heart beat faster. I feel at home in the north. I’m drawn to the […]
March 8, 2017

Read Inspiring Stories of Women on This International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! It’s March 8th, the day we celebrate women all around the world. Today this day feels more important than ever, especially in times like these. I’m celebrating by wearing a red shirt and thinking of all […]